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|Broadcast area||Columbus, Ohio
|Branding||La Mega 103.1|
|Slogan||"Más Música. Más Variedad"|
|First air date||1975|
|Format||Spanish AC/Regional Mexican|
|Callsign meaning||originally, Voice of Kolumbus Ohio|
|Former callsigns||WWWJ (1975-1988)
|Owner||Gate West Coast Ventures, LLC
(TSJ Radio, LLC)
|Sister stations||WOXY, WLFM-LP, WVKO|
WVKO-FM (103.1 FM, "La Mega 103.1") is a Spanish radio station playing Spanish Adult Contemporary and some Regional Mexican music. WVKO-FM is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to serve the community of Columbus, Ohio. The station was first licensed, as WWWJ, on July 29, 1975.
According to filings with the FCC, the station ceased broadcasting on May 5, 2006 as the license holder was in bankruptcy. In January 2007, the station license was transferred to Bernard Ohio LLC. The FCC granted permission to resume operations on June 19, 2007.
Bernard Radio is a company that operates several radio stations on behalf of the D.B. Zwirn investment fund. The Zwirn hedge fund was attempting to sell off the radio stations in its portfolio in order to terminate the fund.
- Patricia Nieto
- Gil Garcia Y El Mudo
- Emmanuel "El Compa Meño" Gonzalez
Program Director- Daniel Melendez
- History Cards for WVKO-FM, fcc.gov. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
- Call Sign History, fcc.gov. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
- http://www.nypost.com/seven/08312008/business/fcc_probing_d_b__zwirn_over_radio_licens_126913.htm[full citation needed]
- Turner, Tracy (October 15, 2006). "Nuevo media: Growing Spanish-language newspaper, radio presence in central Ohio mirrors rising number of Latinos who make their home here". Columbus Dispatch.
- Ghose, Dave (October 2006). "The Fall of WVKO". Columbus Monthly.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WVKO
- Radio-Locator information on WVKO
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WVKO
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